WSR 20-04-071
(Aging and Long-Term Support Administration)
[Filed February 3, 2020, 12:39 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 388-71-0115 When is an investigation conducted?, and other related rules as may be required.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.08.090, 74.34.165.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department is seeking input on amending adult protective services rules to specify when adult protective services investigations will be conducted by the division of adult protective services, or the division of residential care services.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: The department of social and health services (DSHS) welcomes the public to take part in developing the rules. Anyone interested should contact the staff person identified below. At a later date, DSHS will file a proposal with the office of the code reviser with a notice of proposed rule making. A copy of the proposal will be sent to everyone on the mailing list and to anyone who requests a copy.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Will Reeves, P.O. Box 45600, Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-485-3715, fax 360-438-8633, TTY 800-833-6388, email
February 3, 2020
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator